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HSE Career Pathway

Career Pathway to Health Services Executive (HSE)™ Designation

To qualify for the HSE Career pathway, the below criteria must be met. For any additional questions, please email NAB at hse@nabweb.org.



» Official Transcript (Bachelor's degree or higher)  from an accredited college or university. Transcripts can be sent to NAB by mail or by email.

» Passing exam score from time of initial licensure as an Nursing Home Administrator (NHA).

» Active Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) license.

» Verification of three years of experience as the long term care administrator of record (AOR) or supervisory experience over other AORs for a minimum of three years.**

» Active engagement within the field of long term care within the past five years. 

» Successful passing of additional 50 item Resident Care/Assisted Living (RCAL) and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) exam(s) not previously completed successfully.

» Review within the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) and finding no disqualifying actions. (applicants will need to completed a self-query to the NPDB and submit this report to NAB).














** The minimum three years' experience as an AOR must be completed within the skilled nursing/nursing home environment.

For more information, please review the
HSE Qualifications Criteria or NAB's HSE Tip Sheet.